The television series “Mr Bates versus the Post Office” has brought to the public’s attention what is considered the worst miscarriage in the history of British justice. It is a brilliant piece of television, and I recommend watching to all.
Earlier last year I hosted Subpostmasters in parliament. They told me then that they were resigned to not seeing justice. That this would be a stain on their lives they would have to live with, the powers that be so enmeshed with the established powers they might never win.
I put it to the Lord Advocate this week that if the Crown Office only listens to establishment voices and not ordinary ones in the future, will we not continue to see more miscarriages of justice in Scotland?
You can see her response below.